white piedra
A fungal infection caused by the yeast Trichosporon beigelii that forms light-colored nodules on the beard and mustache.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • white piedra — n a form of piedra that affects esp. the facial hairs and is caused by a fungus of the genus Trichosporan (T. beigelii) * * * piedra caused by Trichosporon beigelii, characterized by white to light brown nodules on the hair of the beard, axilla,… …   Medical dictionary

  • White piedra — Infobox Disease Name = White piedra Caption = DiseasesDB = 31871 ICD10 = ICD10|B|36|2|b|35 ICD9 = ICD9|111.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D010854 White piedra (or tinea blanca) is a mycosis of the hair… …   Wikipedia

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  • piedra — A fungus disease of the hair characterized by the formation of numerous waxy, small, firm, nodular masses on the hair shaft. SEE ALSO: trichosporosis. [Sp. a stone] black p. p. involving the hairs of the scalp, caused by Piedraia hortae and… …   Medical dictionary

  • White, T(erence) H(anbury) — (29 may. 1906, Bombay, India–17 ene. 1964, Pireo, Grecia). Novelista, historiador social y escritor satírico inglés. Educado en la Universidad de Cambridge, White trabajaba de profesor cuando obtuvo su primer éxito de crítica con la obra… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • piedra — n. a fungal disease of the hair in which the hair shafts carry hard masses of black or white fungus. The black fungus, Piedraia hortae, is found mainly in the tropics and the white varieties, Trichosporon species, in temperate regions …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • piedra — (pe a drah) A fungal disease of the hair in which white or black nodules of fungi form on the shafts …   Dictionary of microbiology

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